Fredericktown 9, Farmington 3
FREDERICKTOWN – Logan Winkelman smashed two home runs, and went back-to-back with fellow senior Colton Rehkop as the Fredericktown baseball team pulled away in the sixth inning.
The Blackcats produced 12 hits Monday against Farmington, and prevented the Knights from earning a share of the MAAA Large-School title while notching their first conference win.
Winkleman finished 3-for-3 overall with four RBI, and Clark Penuel pitched a complete game to power Fredericktown 9-3 in the make-up game.
Russell Matthews, Braeden Stockmann and Penuel each collected two hits with an RBI. Fredericktown (10-10, 1-3) attacked early with four runs in the first inning.
Winkleman added two-run shot in the second, plus a double and sacrifice fly in other plate appearances. Ethan Flanagan and Dylan Stafford each singled for the Blackcats.
Penuel totaled four strikeouts and threw a seven-hitter with two walks over his seven innings. Two of the three runs scored against him were earned.
Coltin Wilkerson belted a two-run homer in the second, and Owen Tripp added a triple for Farmington (9-16, 3-2), which trailed 6-3 midway through the sixth.
Rehkop widened the margin with his own two-run blast, and Winkelman connected moments later.
Knights starter Jaysen Mattingly faced eight batters before exiting the mound with discomfort.
The result gave North County outright ownership of the Large-School division championship.
Bismarck 4, Lesterville 2
LESTERVILLE, Mo. – Winning pitcher Shawn Mork pitched three innings of hitless relief, and struck out three as Bismarck rallied past host Lesterville 4-2 on Monday.
Logan Dunn finished 3-for-4 with an RBI at the plate, and Conner Sullivan provided two more hits for the Indians (3-8), who grabbed a 3-2 lead following two runs in the sixth inning.
Jase Campbell drove in two runs while Kaydon Ketcherside, Tyler Mork and Shawn Mork chipped in one hit apiece toward the Bismarck attack.
Dunn threw the first four innings in a no-decision, allowing two runs, one earned, on two hits while securing seven strikeouts.
Riley Mathes lasted 6 2/3 frames on the mound, and struck out four in defeat. Collyer Maize highlighted Lesterville offensively with two hits.
Arcadia Valley 6, St. Vincent 1
IRONTON – Stephen Pursley compiled nine strikeouts and allowed only two hits through five shutout innings to lead Arcadia Valley past St. Vincent 6-1.
The Tigers (11-8) snapped a scoreless tie with four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, and outhit the visitors 7-4 overall.
Luke Savage finished 2-for-3 with two runs scored, and Elliott Womble singled twice for Arcadia Valley. Carter Brogan and Taylon Jones each threw an inning of relief.
Brogan supplied an RBI single while Jacob Gibbs was 1-for-1 and Pursley singled in the victory. Kyle Helms walked twice and drove in a run.
Valle Catholic 9, Cape Central 5
STE. GENEVIEVE – Kellen Blum allowed one run and notched six strikeouts over six strong innings, and Valle Catholic pounced early for a 9-5 home victory over Cape Central.
Nolan Schwent provided a team-high three hits for the Warriors (19-5-1), who scored five times in the third inning to establish a 7-1 lead.
Owen Viox added two hits and Kyle Roth doubled to help the Valle Catholic offensive cause. Blum finished with two RBI.
Cape Central pushed four runs across the plate in the seventh before its final rally concluded.
Valley 5, South Iron 4
ANNAPOLIS, Mo. – Valley scored four times during the second inning, and held on late for a 5-4 road triumph at South Iron.
Ethan Matthews pitched the first five innings and struck out five for the win. He also paced the Vikings’ offense with three RBI.
Skyler DeClue worked two scoreless frames and fanned four to collect the save. Hayden Rawlins drove in a run, and Keeton Loughary singled for Valley (5-6).
Brock Wakefield had two hits and two RBI for South Iron.
Farmington 5, Poplar Bluff 2
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. – The fifth-seeded Farmington boys tennis team rocked Poplar Bluff with a doubles sweep, and scored a 5-2 upset in Class 2, District 1 playoff action.
Colton Woody and Matt Rotter blitzed through an 8-0 result while the pairings of Nate Greif with Alex Hatch and Blane Worley with Carson Sutton also yielded convincing outcomes.
Farmington (8-4) advanced to meet top seed Cape Central on Tuesday.
Hatch topped Brett Keele 6-3, 6-4, and Rotter rebounded from a flat second set against Thomas Holland to give the Knights their clinching singles wins.
1. Ben Stewart (PB) def. Nate Greif 6-3, 6-3
2. Alex Hatch (FA) def. Brett Keele 6-3, 6-4
4. Parker Nagy (PB) def. Blane Worley 7-6 (7-4), 6-1
5. Matt Rotter (FA) def. Thomas Holland 6-2, 0-6, 6-4
1. Greif/Hatch (FA) def. Stewart/Holland 8-3
2. Woody/Rotter (FA) def. Johnson/Winters 8-0
3. Worley/Sutton (FA) def. Keele/Tucker 8-2
Potosi 5, De Soto 0
POTOSI – Seth Mosier and Brenden Brown rolled to straight-set singles victories, and capped a 5-0 result for Potosi against De Soto in Class 1, District 2 action.
Garrett Eye paired with Mosier for a shutout, and the Trojans (5-8) dropped only four total games over five contested matches. They advanced to face Festus in the semifinal round on Tuesday.
Gabe Adams and Roland Knight won their No. 1 doubles match 8-2 while Brady Woods and Chase Glore posted an 8-1 decision.
5. Seth Mosier (P) def. Shyann Poucher 6-0, 6-1
6. Brenden Brown (P) def. Kiley Piatchek 6-0, 6-0
1. Adams/Knight (P) def. Chandler/Roth 8-2
2. Woods/Glore (P) def. Sargent/A Degonia 8-1
3. Mosier/Eye (P) def. Poucher/C Degonia 8-0
Fredericktown 9, North County 0
FREDERICKTOWN – Alivia Buxton stamped her name to another program standard while continuing to increase the single-season scoring record for Fredericktown soccer.
The freshman forward netted five goals – tied for the most in any match at her school – and pushed her total to 28 during a dominant 9-0 victory over North County on Monday.
The Lady Blackcats honored seven seniors who have helped cultivate unprecedented success, then proceeded to control the Lady Raiders for the second time this spring.
Arika Buxton scored her 19th and 20th goals of the season, and Fredericktown (18-3) carried a 4-0 advantage into halftime while generating 28 total shots.
Kayleigh Slinkard tallied her 15th and Callie Slinkard also found the back of the net. Mallory Mathes dished out two assists.
Freshman keeper Kyndal Dodd made three saves to pick up her 12th shutout.